5 Major Banks Exposed for Moving Trillions for Mobsters, Onecoin, and Drug Cartels
According to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), five major global banks have been exposed funneling trillions of dollars in criminal funds in the recently leaked FinCEN Files. The massive leak is 2,100 documents spanning from 2000 to 2017 … read more.
Iran Grants Bitcoin Miners Exclusive Access To Electricity at Three Power Plants
Iran has granted bitcoin miners exclusive access to electricity generated from three power plants for their mining activities, according to state power utility Thermal Power Plant Holding Company (TPPH). Mohsen Tarztalab, managing director of TPPH, told a local news agency … read more.
Execs Managing $78B in Assets Say Institutional Investors Plan to Allocate More Cryptocurrencies
New research from the digital currency insurance firm, Evertas, shows that a surveyed group of investors managing roughly $78 billion in collective assets believes that during the next five years, institutional investors will “dramatically” increase their crypto asset holdings. This … read more.
SBTC Plummets by 99% as Devs Announce Dissolution of Token
The price of SBTC plunged by nearly 98% in just over an hour on September 21 as devs announced the dissolution of the token. The dissolution announcement came more than a month after the token reached an all-time high of … read more.
Canadian Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchange Wealthsimple Begins Trading
Following the regulatory sandbox approval by Canadian regulators, Wealthsimple announced that it has launched “Canada’s first regulated crypto platform.” The new crypto exchange is regulated by the federal government as well as regulators in 13 provinces and territories in Canada. … read more.
Cryptocurrency ETF by Nasdaq and Hashdex Approved to List on Bermuda Stock Exchange
A cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF) by Nasdaq and Brazilian fund manager Hashdex has reportedly been approved to trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. Hashdex says the new cryptocurrency investment product tracks the Nasdaq Crypto Index. Hashdex Says ETF Will Track … read more.
A Deep Dive Into Polkadot and How DOT Became a Top Ten Crypto Contender
Just recently a new project called Polkadot joined the top ten crypto coin list almost immediately after the project officially launched. Today, the Polkadot network is the sixth-largest blockchain in terms of market capitalization. The blockchain is considered an Ethereum … read more.
BCH Hash Watch: Majority of Miners Signal BCHN, Coinex Exchange Announces Futures
Bitcoin Cash proponents have recently noticed that the last 612 blocks or more than 61% of the last 1,000 blocks have been mined using BCHN, according to Coin Dance statistics. Moreover, data also shows that 82% of Bitcoin Cash hashpower … read more.
Venezuela Passes Law Legalizing Crypto Mining, Forces Miners to Join National Mining Pool
Reports say Venezuela has now legalized bitcoin mining following the decree recently issued by the National Superintendency of Crypto Assets and Related Activities (Sunacrip). As part of the new regulations, all entities and individuals interested in legally mining bitcoin and … read more.
Chainlink Token Down 60% in Under 40 Days: Opponents Ask If the Bubble Has Finally Burst?
After reaching an all-time high of $19.20 on August 14, the Chainlink token now trades lower after losing more than 50% in value in just over a month. The token, which briefly overtook Bitcoin Cash as the fifth-ranked crypto in … read more.
Bitcoin Is Undervalued, Fair Value Price Should Be $15,000, Says Analyst
Bloomberg cryptocurrency analyst Mike McGlone says bitcoin is greatly undervalued, suggesting that its fair value price should currently be somewhere around $15,000. The price of bitcoin (BTC) has see-sawed between $10,000 and $12,400 over the last few weeks, often tumbling … read more.
US Federal Reserve Actively Working on Digital Dollar
The Federal Reserve Board of Governors and several Federal Reserve Banks are actively working on the digital dollar. Legislation has proposed that each American could have an account at the Fed for transacting in the central bank digital currency. Several … read more.
Chinese Mining Rig Manufacturer Microbt Announces Offshore ASIC Factory
On Friday, China-based bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Microbt announced plans to create an offshore facility that produces the company’s Whatsminer devices and parts for North America. The firm revealed the expansion news when it announced a recent partnership with the … read more.
Cryptojacking: A Rising Threat to All Internet Users
The cryptocurrency revolution steadily marches on. While it has yet to completely reshape the financial and other systems of everyday life, crypto acquisition and usage grow yearly. There is so much to love about cryptocurrency. From its decentralized and democratic … read more.
Novogratz: Dangerous Time to Be in Stocks, Bitcoin Has More Upside Than Gold
Galaxy Digital CEO Michael Novogratz explains why it is a dangerous time to be in the stock market right now, leading up to the U.S. presidential election. While bearish on the dollar, Novogratz is bullish on bitcoin and gold but … read more.
Crypto-Fueled Market Openbazaar to Close Shop Unless OB1 Raises Community Funding
On September 25, the creators of the decentralized marketplace, Openbazaar, announced that unless the project can gather community funding, the supporting services like seed nodes and the API wallet will shut down. The firm behind the project, OB1 is also … read more.
Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On
The total volume of stablecoins in circulation is closing in on the $20 billion mark, while the market-leading coin, USDT’s share of the total circulating supply continues to shrink, data from Coinmetrics shows. According to the data, USDT now accounts … read more.
Indian Police Probe Crypto Exchange and Founders Allegedly Running a Scam
Delhi police are reportedly investigating a cryptocurrency exchange and its executives allegedly duping Indian investors after receiving multiple complaints. The complainants further say the company has moved office overseas without returning their investments. Police Investigate Crypto Scam After Multiple Complaints … read more.
$2.4 Trillion Stimulus Package Proposed in US With Second Direct Payments to Americans
A new stimulus package costing about $2.4 trillion is being prepared in the U.S. that includes a second round of stimulus checks for Americans. Since the first coronavirus stimulus package was signed into law, talks of further relief aid have … read more.
Kucoin Hacker Leverages Uniswap to Dump Vast Number of ERC20 Tokens
Since the recent Kucoin hack, the crypto community has been waiting for the hacker to move funds. During the early morning hours (ET) on Sunday, a number of people noticed the Kucoin hacker started to move a large amount of … read more.
Mark Cuban Wants an Expiration Date on Stimulus Checks: Critics Say Proposal Is Right out of a Banana Republic Playbook
U.S. billionaire Mark Cuban wants the next stimulus check to come with an expiration date in order to force Americans to spend the funds. The businessman believes this “use it or lose it” approach would benefit the U.S. economy as … read more.
Defi Token Exposed as Pump and Dump Scam in Leaked Telegram Chat
A leaked Telegram discussion by 50 so-called crypto influencers has exposed the extraordinary steps they take in order to profit on the back off unsuspecting defi investors. According to a leaked screenshot of the chat, an elaborate plan to defraud … read more.
Grayscale Investments Scooped Up Over 17,000 BTC in the Last Seven Days
During the last seven days, Grayscale Investments purchased 17,100 BTC or $182 million worth of bitcoin using today’s exchange rates. The company’s bitcoin position is now close to 450,000 BTC worth roughly $4.7 billion. The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) is … read more.
Bitcoin’s Big Believers: 6-Digits ‘Inevitable,’ BTC Has a Better Chance of Going to $100K Than Zero
For a number of years now bitcoiners have predicted that the price of bitcoin will surpass its all-time high from 2017 and many believe it will rise to the $100k or six-digit price range. This week bitcoin enthusiasts discussed the … read more.
Token Projects to Recover $130M from the Kucoin Hack, Devs Condemned for Centralization
The cryptocurrency community has been discussing the Kucoin hack as a great number of ERC20 projects have frozen, paused, or reversed their smart contracts after the hack. Estimates say that at least $129 million ERC20 tokens affected are considered “safe” … read more.